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McCarter & English LLP on Chinese Drywall Litigation and Insurance Coverage
Posted on 17 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Nicholas Insua, Jason Alexander & Michael Smith, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP In their commentary, "Update: Chinese Drywall Litigation Continues," Nicholas Insua, Jason Alexander & Michael Smith of McCarter & English... Read More

Environmental Coverage Summary: 2013 – Cases Interpreting the "Absolute" Pollution Exclusion
Posted on 24 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Ellen J. Zabinski and Adam H. Fleischer Even a small sampling of 2013's leading insurance coverage decisions in the environmental realm clearly demonstrates the stark differences from state to state as to: whether injury from contaminants... Read More

Application of Exclusion to Drywall Claim Does Not Render Coverage Illusory
Posted on 14 Nov 2011 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has held on several occasions that the pollution exclusion applies to Chinese drywall claims. See, e.g., CDC... Read More

McCarter & English LLP on Chinese Drywall Litigation and Insurance Coverage
Posted on 17 Jan 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Nicholas Insua, Jason Alexander & Michael Smith, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP In their commentary, "Update: Chinese Drywall Litigation Continues," Nicholas Insua, Jason Alexander & Michael Smith of McCarter & English... Read More

Chinese Drywall Cases And Their Impact On Carriers In Settling Multiple Claims In Good Faith In Certain State Courts
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By R. Steven Rawls and Ryan K. Hilton Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance Bad Faith I. Introduction Many insurers that issued liability policies to homebuilders in the southeast United States are receiving an influx of Chinese-drywall claims... Read More

Application of Exclusion to Drywall Claim Does Not Render Coverage Illusory
Posted on 14 Nov 2011 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has held on several occasions that the pollution exclusion applies to Chinese drywall claims. See, e.g.... Read More

Hot Issues in Construction Defects Insurance Coverage
Posted on 8 Mar 2010 by Conferences in Arizona

A March 4, plenary session at the ICLC annual meeting was devoted to hot issues in construction defects insurance coverage. These include: (1) issues arising out of the Chinese drywall problem-some drywall manufactured in China emit sulfur fumes associated... Read More